26/02/2009

Three Arrested Over Murder Of John Carroll

Gardaí investigating the murder of John Carroll in Dublin last week have arrested three people in connection with this investigation.

Mr Carroll was shot at a public house at the Coombe on 18th February, and one man, 55, was arrested yesterday afternoon in Dublin city centre.

He is currently being detained at Kevin St Garda Station. he was released last night without charge and a file will be prepared for the DPP.

Two further arrests were made this morning in Dublin city centre. Two men in their 20s were held and are currently detained at Kilmainham and Kevin Street Garda Stations.

The arrests come within days of a gardaí investigation over the shooting of amateur rugby player Shane Geoghegan during, which 14 were arrested.

(DW/BMcC)

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